Recipe: Viennese Whirls with dark chocolate

A retro bake that’s ideal for beginners to have a go at

Sicily: Dramatic landscapes, delicious wines

The fertile ground surrounding Mount Etna is home to a remarkable group of wineries

The 50 best restaurants in the world 2018

Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana regained top spot in the annual list

What does it take to get a horse to Royal Ascot?

Camilla Swift visits Andrew Balding’s Park House Stables in the build up to the famous meeting

Recipe: Cheese & onion quiche

When it comes to quiche, only homemade will do

Beware the drinks bores!

From Bloody Mary to craft beer, certain drinks attract those who do like to drone on

The art that got away

Throughout history, masterpieces have been stolen or destroyed, but it’s the ones that vanish which hold a special fascination

My ‘Cat Person’ memories

The hit New Yorker story reassured me I was not alone in making bad decisions about who to sleep with

Eddie Marsan: The unsung anti-hero

Why does one of our most in-demand actors always play the villain? Lloyd Evans asks him

Have we reached peak coffee?

The coffee industry is in the sights of environmentalists and public health campaigners

Recipe: Baked vanilla cheesecake

How I finally learned to love baked cheesecake

The best places in London to watch the World Cup

From boisterous bars to rooftop venues, here’s where to catch all the action from Russia

Vienna: A modern city with history at its heart

The Austrian capital is a stunning place to visit – and without the crowds of Europe’s major cities

An English gent is getting greyhound racing back on track

With dog tracks closing across the country, Lord Hesketh is on a mission to revive the sport

Recipe: Perfect jam tarts

How to get the ultimate picnic treat just right

How I learned to love champagne

A champagne-sceptic develops a taste for expensive fizz thanks to a flying visit to Mallorca

How Britain helped inspire the Negroni

A brief history of the cocktail of the moment – and how to make the perfect version

A trivial history of the World Cup

From the physio who had to be stretchered off to Gary Lineker’s unfortunate accident

I’m tired of being tired of London

Julie Burchill on why she might have got London wrong

Five films to see at Sheffield Doc/Fest

What to watch at this year’s edition of the long-running documentary festival

Recipe: Croque monsieur

A little bit of effort is worth it for the ultimate toastie

London’s best burgers

Where to go for your junk food fix

Romania: Europe’s most overlooked holiday destination

From stunning nature to fine wine, Stephen McGrath on Romania’s under-appreciated delights

Recipe: Bloody Mary

The ultimate hangover cure done properly

The best cabin holidays in Britain

Get away from it all with these luxurious rural escapes